Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Does Bougainville need a new anti-corruption law?

By Joseph Nobetau Recently, Bougainville President Ishmael Toroama announced his government’s intention to enact a new anti-corruption law. The president, who campaigned on a platform...

Manasseh Sogavare: the ‘paranoid’ Pacific leader tormenting Canberra

By Matthew Knott When Anthony Albanese met Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare at the Pacific Islands Forum in Fiji in July, the Australian...

Shuttle diplomacy to the queen’s funeral an opportunity for Australia and the Pacific

By Richard Herr The state funeral of a respected international leader is always a solemn event but inevitably also an occasion for an impromptu...

Forum SG Henry Puna statement on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

It's with deep sadness, respect, and gratitude that I, the Forum secretariat families and our Pacific nations join the world in mourning the passing...

Plastic pollution could put 2.3 million Pacific Islanders’ livelihoods at stake

By Sanjeshni Kumar In seven to eight years, the Pacific will no longer be able to rely on the ocean for food security or as...

Pacific Climate Change Centre builds capacity of Pacific officials on Access to Climate Resilience

Twenty-eight participants from 10 Pacific countries and Timor-Leste have completed the Pacific Climate Change Centre (PCCC) executive training on “Understanding Access to Climate Finance...

U.S looking to lock in Pacific with New Economic Framework

By Adam Wolfenden Campaigner, Pacific Network on Globalisation This Week Trade Ministers from eleven countries will meet with the view to launch negotiations for...

Assessing Remittances Potential to Build Climate Resilience in the Pacific

By Veronica Corno, Climate Finance Specialist at BASE, Dr. Jale Samuwai, Resilience Financing Analyst at the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS), and Prof. Jeremy...

New Zealand Labour government to expand exploitative migrant labour schemes

By John Braddock New Zealand’s Labour government announced last week that it will ease restrictions on temporary migrant workers to address severe labour shortages...

OACPS SG appeals closure unity among 79 – member Organisation

Secretary-General of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS), Georges Rebelo Pinto Chikoti, urged unified positions by the 79-member grouping ahead of...

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By Pita Ligaiula in Luanda, Angola Angola’s capital Luanda will this week will host the 10th Summit of Organisation Head of State and Government of...

Nations come together as historic climate justice vote draws near

Thursday’s release of the question to be voted on at the UN General Assembly as part of the bid for an International Court of...

Pacific woman at the helm of Tuna Commission grateful to lead the multilateral organisation

By Pita Ligaiula in Da Nang, Vietnam One of the strong Pacific women leaders in Fisheries says news of her appointment to head the Pacific...